D23 Expo Announces Schedule of Livestreamed Presentations

For those fans that are not heading to the D23 Expo this week, the nice folks at D23 have just announced the schedule of panels that will be streamed live through their social media channels.

Follow @DisneyD23 on Facbook, YouTube, or Twitter (or head to the D23 website) to access the live feeds for the following presentations:

  • Friday, August 23
    • 10:30am (PT) – 2019 Disney Legends Ceremony
    • 4:00pm (PT) – Behind the Art of Disney Costuming
  • Saturday, August 24
    • 10:00am (PT) – Women of Impact: Meet the Nat Geo Explorers Changing the World
    • 5:30pm (PT) – Marvel Comics: Marvel’s 80th Anniversary
  • Sunday, August 25
    • 10:00am (PT) – Heroines of the Disney Galaxies
    • 3:00pm (PT) – The Art of Disney Storytelling

Here’s more about each presentation:

2019 Disney Legends Ceremony

Since 1987, The Walt Disney Company has honored as Disney Legends those special few who embody the Company’s unique creative spirit best personified by its founders. Once again, for the sixth time in the 30 plus-year history of the Disney Legends program, the induction ceremony, hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, will take place at D23 Expo. This year, we honor Christina Aguilera, Wing T. Chao, Robert Downey Jr., Jon Favreau, James Earl Jones, Bette Midler, Kenny Ortega, Barnette Ricci, Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Ming-Na Wen, and Hans Zimmer.

Behind the Art of Disney Costuming

Celebrate the imagination, passion and attention to detail invested in each Disney costume! Go behind the scenes on the Expo show floor with the team that crafted the dazzling new Walt Disney Archives exhibit and its accompanying coffee-table book.

WOMEN OF IMPACT: Meet the Nat Geo Explorers Changing the World

Meet the extraordinary women on the front lines of exploration, conservation and storytelling. They pilot submarines, get up close with lions, tigers, and bears—and even breakdance! See what it takes to become the next game-changing Explorer!

Marvel Comics: Marvel’s 80th Anniversary

Marvel Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort take you through the amazing, incredible, and uncanny history of Marvel Comics! Get the inside scoop on the House of Ideas—from Captain America to Captain Marvel!

Heroines of the Disney Galaxies Presented by BoxLunch

Join Ashley Eckstein and some very special guests for a celebration of some of the most inspiring and empowering female characters from the worlds of Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and more!

The Art of Disney Storytelling

John Stamos and Caitlin McHugh Stamos host a panel of master storytellers—including Disney Legends Tony Baxter and Floyd Norman, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Paul Briggs (head of story, Frozen and Big Hero 6), and legendary producer Don Hahn—discuss Walt Disney’s impact on their careers and the entertainment industry, highlighting the ways they leverage those lessons to spark creativity today.

Source: D23: The Official Disney Fan Club

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Tom is the host and producer of the DIS Unplugged: Disneyland Edition podcast, plus Disneyland Editor of The DIS. He enjoys traveling with his wife and teenage son. At this point, their favorite destination is Alaska, with a FIFTH cruise there planned for the Summer of 2019. In his spare time he volunteers with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and help found his son's former Cub Scout Pack. His favorite Disneyland attraction is Space Mountain.


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